Dr. Dianne Kipnes Library Announcement: Celebrating a New Gift and Launching a Fundraising Campaign

2022-05-17T19:56:57+00:00

Fielding Graduate University receives a generous commitment from The Dianne and Irving Kipnes Foundation and launches a fundraising campaign for the Dr. Dianne Kipnes Library Endowment.  Dianne Kipnes, Ph.D., 1998 School of Psychology alumna and convocation speaker for Fielding’s summer 2016 graduation ceremony, and her spouse, Mr. Irving Kipnes, have pledged $1,000,000 to establish the Dr. Dianne Kipnes Library Endowment.  Previously, Dr. Kipnes shared that she believed that libraries are essential to human development and academic learning. She added: “The education of Fielding students is of particular importance because of the influence graduates will have on both individuals and groups. [...]

Dr. Dianne Kipnes Library Announcement: Celebrating a New Gift and Launching a Fundraising Campaign2022-05-17T19:56:57+00:00

The Influence Continuum Podcast: Living a Full Life with Judy Stevens-Long, Ph.D.

2022-05-13T22:32:03+00:00

The Influence Continuum Podcast is produced by Fielding alum Steven Hassan, Ph.D.  Steven Hassan, Ph.D., is one of the leading experts on cults and undue influence in the world. His recent book, The Cult of Trump, is already a bestseller.  On the podcast, Dr. Hasan explains HOW mind control works and how to protect yourself from its grips. In the recent episode, Dr. Hassan discussed living a full life and dying well with Fielding’s Faculty Emerita Judy Stevens-Long, Ph.D. Dr. Stevens-Long is an internationally known researcher in adult development, the author of four editions of Adult life, developmental processes, and [...]

The Influence Continuum Podcast: Living a Full Life with Judy Stevens-Long, Ph.D.2022-05-13T22:32:03+00:00

Passing of Fielding Faculty Emeritus Sam Osherson, Ph.D.

2022-01-21T20:08:53+00:00

Sam Osherson, Ph.D. With great sadness, we share the news about the loss of beloved colleague Faculty Emeritus Sam Osherson, Ph.D. A four-day auto-immune storm (ITP) destroyed his platelets and his life. Sam loved teaching at Fielding. He was a dear colleague, an excellent scholar, a caring practitioner, and a prolific writer. Sam held a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and a doctorate in clinical psychology from Harvard University. He researched and wrote about the complexities of adult life. Sam’s legacy lives on at Fielding. He was the founding director of the Alonso Center [...]

Passing of Fielding Faculty Emeritus Sam Osherson, Ph.D.2022-01-21T20:08:53+00:00

Janet Garufis is awarded Fielding Graduate University’s Honorary Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Humane Letters

2022-01-14T00:55:26+00:00

“Compassionate, distinguished, and exemplary are three words that embody the many contributions Janet Garufis has made to our community and our university. We are grateful to be able to rely on her wisdom and her commitment to our mission of lifelong learning, social justice, and advancement for individuals, organizations, communities, and society. It is with great honor that we will confer an honorary doctorate of humane letters to signify the immense impact she has had on Fielding Graduate University.” – Katrina S. Rogers, Ph.D, President, Fielding Graduate University Janet Garufis On January 15, 2022, Janet Garufis will [...]

Janet Garufis is awarded Fielding Graduate University’s Honorary Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Humane Letters2022-01-14T00:55:26+00:00

Fielding Faculty and National Geographic Author Jean-Pierre Isbouts Receives Emeritus Appointment and Honored with Endowment

2021-11-19T18:58:21+00:00

Fielding Faculty and National Geographic Author Jean-Pierre Isbouts Receives Emeritus Appointment and Honored with Endowment Long-term faculty member, director of Fielding University Press, National Geographic author, historian, film director, and award-winning author Jean-Pierre Isbouts, D.Litt., was named Faculty Emeritus in the School of Leadership Studies at Fielding Graduate University. Drs. Katrina Rogers, Jean-Pierre Isbouts, and Pauline Albert The Faculty Emeritus nomination was made by faculty colleagues and the Board of Trustees unanimously approved the resolution to honor Dr. Isbouts for his dedicated service to the University and its students. The appointment was conferred on November 11, 2021. [...]

Fielding Faculty and National Geographic Author Jean-Pierre Isbouts Receives Emeritus Appointment and Honored with Endowment2021-11-19T18:58:21+00:00

Dolores Bunnell Scholarship Aims to Support Early Childhood Educators

2021-08-27T17:49:43+00:00

This scholarship is available to incoming students to help defer the cost of attending the first year of graduate studies at Fielding. Fielding alum (HOD’98) and Trustee Emerita Karin Bunnell, PhD, honors her mother, Dolores (Dee) Bunnell, by establishing a scholarship for early childhood educators and professionals. Mrs. Dolores Bunnell with her students, class of 1978 Human development begins the day a child is born. The experience of early childhood has the most significant impact on one’s life. Birth through age six is a golden opportunity to help children become compassionate and curious youngsters. “Early childhood educators understand [...]

Dolores Bunnell Scholarship Aims to Support Early Childhood Educators2021-08-27T17:49:43+00:00

Tiner-Witt Educational Advancement Scholarship Announced

2020-11-05T15:04:06+00:00

The EdD Leadership for Change Program at Fielding Graduate University is proud to announce the new scholarship honoring long-term faculty members and leaders of the Program, Dr. Kathy Tiner and Dr. Judy Witt. Dr. Kathy Tiner The scholarship honors Dr. Kathy Tiner and Dr. Judy Witt, long-time academic leaders and faculty members of our EdD program. Over the years, both invested their passion, skills, and time in helping the Program's students and alumni develop into strong change agents who have transformed educational and social service agencies, systems, districts, and schools—in elementary, secondary, and postsecondary domains. This scholarship, bearing their [...]

Tiner-Witt Educational Advancement Scholarship Announced2020-11-05T15:04:06+00:00

Alum Teaches People How to Take Care of Their Brain Health

2020-10-05T15:51:02+00:00

Holly A. Bardutz,  PhD is the 2020 recipient of the Nancy Wermuth Francke Memorial Alumni Award Holly Bardutz, PhD In its second year, the $2,500 award was established by alum, Barb Mather, PhD. The inspiration behind the Award is to support a Fielding graduate whose research is in health education. Dr. Mather, the Wermuth family, friends, and Fielding alumni and staff, contributed to the Award's fundraising campaign organized in Nancy's memory. March 26, 2020, would have been Nancy's 73rd Birthday. We caught up with Dr. Bardutz, and she told us about her research and receiving the Award: What would [...]

Alum Teaches People How to Take Care of Their Brain Health2020-10-05T15:51:02+00:00

Director of Advising Completes Her EdD, Makes A Creative Donation to Fielding

2021-08-23T19:10:26+00:00

As Fielding’s Director of Advising Lindsay Cahn leads the unit that helps students navigate their programs. But recently, Lindsay was a student herself, and just received an EdD in Organizational Change and Leadership from the University of Southern California. For her dissertation research, Lindsay needed to collect data from Fielding faculty. To inspire cooperation, she agreed to make a gift to the Ethnic Minorities Dissertation Scholarship for every survey and interview completed. She got the data she needed, the faculty could feel good about their participation, and Fielding students benefited. Q: What inspired you to make a gift to Fielding [...]

Director of Advising Completes Her EdD, Makes A Creative Donation to Fielding2021-08-23T19:10:26+00:00

2021 Fielding Cruise to the Middle East

2020-08-18T15:34:26+00:00

Join Fielding’s Dr. Jean-Pierre Isbouts on a journey from Athens to Abu Dhabi Join Dr. Jean-Pierre Isbouts and your fellow Fielding friends on the Crystal Symphony, sailing from October 11 to 27, 2021, to the Middle East. This 16-night cruise will take us from Athens to Crete, the Suez Canal, Petra and Wadi Rum (Jordan, 2 days); Luxor and Karnak (Egypt, 2 days) and on through the Red Sea and the Gulf to Oman, Dubai and Abu Dhabi (where we can visit the beautiful Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum). Crystal Symphony is a beautiful ship, just 848 passengers, it has terrific cuisine, and [...]

2021 Fielding Cruise to the Middle East2020-08-18T15:34:26+00:00
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